Fort Montgomery, NY – Serious Motor Vehicle Crash at Long Mtn Traffic Circle near Palisades PkwyNY/NJ Legal News
Fort Montgomery, NY (October 29, 2022) – First responders rushed to the scene of a severe traffic crash that happened between multiple vehicles in the Hudson Valley. The wreck was reported to the Fort Montgomery Fire Department on Sunday evening, October 22.
Reports indicate the accident occurred at the Long Mountain Traffic circle between the Palisades Parkway and the Mountain that backs up the New York State Thruway in Harriman, New York.
At this time, what caused the collision to occur is unclear. Officials with Fort Montgomery Police, EMS, and the fire department were all seen working at the crash scene for an extended period of time.
Injuries were confirmed as a result of the accident. However, at the time of this writing, the total number of injured victims has not been reported.
At least three vehicles were seen with significant damage at the crash site. Authorities in Fort Montgomery continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New York Auto Accidents
Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal auto crashes in New York. On average, approximately 2 of every 100,000 residents in New York are killed due to an auto crash. These wrecks are usually preventable, however, they continue to happen on a regular basis and seriously alter the lives of involved parties.
Regardless of how safe drivers are while they’re on the road, it is impossible to predict the behavior of other motorists.The majority of car crashes that happen in the United States are the result of driver negligence. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 90% of the car wrecks reported in the United States are due to the actions of distracted, fatigued, or intoxicated drivers.
Usually, when a negligent driver causes an injury crash, those victimized have legal options available to help them recover financially. If you were hurt in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you should call an attorney. By working with a skilled personal injury lawyer, you may be able to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages that resulted from your accident.
A lawyer can help you get the money you need to pay for expensive medical care required for your recovery, as well as vehicle repairs, wage loss you incurred due to the severity of your injuries, and more. Even pain, suffering, emotional trauma, and other non-economic damages may be eligible for financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your accident.
At Metro Law, for over four decades, our car crash lawyers have fought diligently to assist injured crash victims and their family members recover after they suffer injuries in a severe auto crash caused by negligence. Even if you are found to be partially at fault for an auto accident, you may still be eligible to collect compensation. Contact a Fort Montgomery car crash lawyer to learn more about your legal rights.
You can reach our law office by calling (800) 469-6476. Our firm works on contingency which means you pay us nothing unless you’re awarded full and fair compensation for your injuries and losses. Call us as soon as you can to learn how you may be able to financially recover.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.